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Lobster & Tarragon

Mac ‘n’ Cheese

For the ultimate combination in luxury and comfort during this lockdown, we have reached into the archives to share this recipe for lobster and tarragon mac and cheese. As flavour pairings go, lobster and tarragon is a classic combination. If you want to order lobster online for home delivery, we really recommend Fish for Thought…

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The Wild Rabbit At Home

Nationwide Delivery

The Wild Rabbit is a cosy modern British inn set in the heart of the idyllic Cotswolds serving locally sourced, seasonal food in a relaxed, welcoming setting. Nathan Eades had been the mastermind behind the menu at The White Rabbit since December 2017 and we are very excited to share that you can now experience…

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How to plan an outdoor kitchen

At Humphrey Munson we are definitely seeing a rise in the demand for outdoor kitchens. We don’t have to be the ones to tell you that the world has gotten even crazier than normal over the past year so the luxury of retreating to the sanctuary of the home has never been more appealing. As…

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Petersham Nurseries

New Book

Petersham Nurseries has some really exciting news! On May 20th 2021, Francesco and Gael Boglione (the founders of Petersham Nurseries) will release their new book. The book charts a twenty year journey from a small plant nursery behind the pairs family home to intertwining recipes as well as narratives from family members and sketches. Here’s…

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Recipe Notes

Quesadillas

We are a little obsessed with all things wrap orientated here at Humphrey Munson right now. If quesadillas go down as well in your house as they do in our office, then the Staub cast iron Pancake pan with wooden handle may well be your next best purchase. Perfect for cooking a multitude of things…

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Recipe Notes

Buckwheat Galettes

A savoury pancake with a twist, this recipe for buckwheat galettes is based on a traditional style of pancake popular in Northern France – Galettes Du Sarrasin. Served with a filling of your choice, you simply fold the corners into an open or closed envelope and place in the oven before serving. For the first…

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Vaughan Lighting

Established 37 years ago, Vaughan is known for its exquisite lighting, furniture and textiles. Now one of the world’s most eminent designers and manufacturers in decorative lighting, furniture and accessories, founders and artistic couple Michael and Lucy Vaughan have combined their collective passion for art and antiques to form a luxury powerhouse. The pair bring…

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Design your home

Online Classes

With the majority of us spending more time than ever at home right now, it’s only natural that there’s been a surge in people redesigning their homes. If designing your own home is your idea of heaven but you’re not sure where to start, then a short course might be the perfect option to kick…

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Planning An Extension

Westbury Garden Rooms

Designing and building an extension on your home is a huge undertaking. Whatever the scale, there’s so much to consider especially if it’s going to be housing a new kitchen, dining and/ or living space. Westbury Garden Rooms however, have this down to a ‘T’ and we often have the pleasure of working with them…

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Stagg Handle

Our new Stagg handle is a bespoke collaboration between H|M and Joseph Giles who specialise in the design and manufacture of luxury hardware for exclusive high-end residential, hospitality and commercial projects all over the world. One of the reasons we love working with Joseph Giles is that it’s not just about how a product looks…

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Recipe Notes

Winter Warmer Meatballs

The Wolf 29cm skillet is a well loved, well used item in our arsenal of pans in our Felsted showroom. When it comes to pans, you just know quality when you feel it. The 29cm skillet is a heavy duty godsend in a busy kitchen and can be used on the hob and then in…

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Top 9 Locations

Post Covid World

Most of us right now are dreaming of the day sometime soon when we can escape to a far off destination with warm sunshine, adventure, delicious food and wine all prepared by someone else and while travel still seems like it’s still in the distant future we have put together this list of nine truly…

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Joe Counter Stool

Vincent Sheppard

The Vincent Sheppard Joe Counter stool has become a kitchen island staple in many Humphrey Munson projects. Aside from the Havisham counter stool, you’ll notice the Joe Counter stool provides the perfect place to sit with a coffee and laptop to catch up on morning emails or a place for guests to perch with an…

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Design Notes

Antique Effect Mirror Splashback

A much sought after, but greatly underestimated feature in the majority of our kitchen projects is the antique effect mirrored splashback. Ideal for both smaller and expansive spaces alike, antique effect mirror splashbacks create an impressive feature when incorporated behind cooking runs. Using an antique effect mirror as a splashback is a clever way of…

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Walk In Pantry

Kent Project

A walk in pantry has become a much sought after affair in the world of kitchens. We love this example at the Kent project, which has everything you could ever want (or need) safely concealed behind two doors close to the main kitchen/ dining area. Located just off an open plan kitchen/ dining space (with…

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Amelia Freer’s 10 recipes for nourishing your body this January

Getting back on track with healthy, nutritional eating is always tough after Christmas and New Year which is why we enlisted the help of Amelia Freer who has put together 10 recipes that promise to nourish your body throughout the coldest months of the year. Each recipe is packed full of seasonal and nutritious ingredients…

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Design your dream kitchen

Cabinetry Lighting

Lighting is one of the most integral aspects of a successful design and something we always consider in our design work. There are a few different ways we incorporate lighting into our designs and wanted to share some of our favourite project images with you here as inspiration…. The walk in pantry just off the…

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Design your dream kitchens

The Perfect Finish

The first rule about choosing the finishes for your kitchen is to ignore trends and choose what you love. Nothing else matters! At H|M we love to mix paint finishes with oak / walnut finishes for a truly bespoke finish and one of the things we love about our projects is that they never look…

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Design your dream kitchen

Smart Storage

At H|M we subscribe to the mantra that when it comes to storage, more is always more. There are some key elements we love to include for easily accessible storage in a kitchen design and we wanted to share those with you here… 1 /  C R O C K E R Y  C U…

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Design your dream kitchen

Layout & Planning

The layout of the kitchen is the most complicated part of the design process but ultimately the one aspect that will ensure a fully functional space that really works for those using it. When we design kitchens at H|M there is a huge list of things that will be going through the minds of our…

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Utility Room

Design Tips

The utility room has become an essential part of modern day life. Since open plan kitchen and dining spaces are now common practice, the majority of our clients wish to incorporate utility / boot rooms into their project plans. Whilst open plan living is perfect for modern living, the downside is that for every wall…

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Boot Room

Design Tips

When it comes to considering the design of a boot room, the key thing to remember is this space connects both outdoors and indoors; it’s an area that provides a place for the family to prepare for, or decamp after, school or a trip which means cleverly designing the layout of the space and incorporating…

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Walk in Pantry

Design Tips

On the wish list for many clients, a walk in pantry takes pressure off the main kitchen by injecting a huge amount of hidden storage into the home. If you remove all the dry goods from the main kitchen, you free up an abundance of space that can be utilised for other things such as…

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Wine Room

Design Tips

A wine room is the perfect addition for wine lovers and keen entertainers alike. Gone are the days where a wine cellar is a necessity for wine connoisseurs. If you don’t have the luxury of space, a wine room can be just as effective and far more accessible than a wine cellar, not to mention…

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Q & A with Adolfo Harrison

Inspiring Garden Design

Adolfo Harrison has been creating award-winning private and public gardens since 2006. From the very beginning, the ultimate aim for each project has been to create not just a beautiful space, but an emotional connection between clients and their gardens. Working on projects of all shapes and sizes, Adolfo Harrison push their client’s brief to…

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Surrey Project

HM x Westbury Garden Rooms

Working with Westbury Garden Rooms is always the dream and this H|M project in Weybridge, Surrey was no different. Westbury Garden Rooms design, plan and manufacture bespoke glazed and timber buildings including orangeries, conservatories, garden rooms, kitchen extensions and pool houses. Founded in 1988 by Jonathan Hey, Westbury remains a family run business based in…

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An Edwardian family home at Christmas

We love this glamorous and festive Edwardian family home in Blackheath, London with moody hues and beautiful soft accents of brass. Emma Collins appointed H|M to design the kitchen, informal dining room, snug, formal drawing room and bedrooms and the end results are nothing short of spectacular. We photographed the project with Paul Craig which…

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Luca

Nationwide Deliveries

An Italian restaurant based in London, Luca is infamous for its high-quality food cooked using seasonal ingredients. This festive season, Luca is offering a special Christmas menu bringing the flavours of Luca to your own home. Perfect on Xmas Eve, Xmas Day, or anytime in fact! The menus will be available December 19th and 23rd…

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Home Office Design Tips

More of us than ever are now working from home and with that, we are finding that more our our clients than ever are opting to incorporate home offices and small study areas into their projects. If you are planning on including a home office into your project we thought we’d share a few useful…

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Dining Room

Design Tips

The kitchen has now become a central hub of the home and one of the challenges of designing an open plan kitchen space that includes a kitchen, dining and soft seating area is keeping a consistent flow and overall design aesthetic that works seamlessly across each of the key areas. Whilst many clients still love…

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